Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all devices [#12820]

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Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all devices [#12820]

Post by T-A-Z » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:43 am

Since I started using the beta builds of MediaMonkey I have an annoying issue with it:
When MediaMonkey is running, every device I connect with my computer is recognized as a multimedia device. This itself isn't too bad, but MediaMonkey automatically creates a folder on the device. This folder contains all kind of information to sync the device. I only sync music to my phone but have lots of other USB drives, which always get cluttered.

I know that in the options menu, I can deactivate a device. I thinks this stops the creation of the sync folder. But this list gets cluttered too!

I think the following would be a good solution: As long as the user has not actively started the sync to a device by him- or herself (or did any other action with the device inside MM), set MediaMonkey to not create these sync folders.

As I did not have this issue while running the stable version 4.0.5, I assume this is a bug of the beta builds.

Thanks in advance for any help :)

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by Mizery_Made » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:08 am

This may already be fixed in the next build, see: 10468: StorageInfo.xml.MMW created on all devices

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by T-A-Z » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:54 am

Thanks for your reply.

Unfortunately this error was not fixed for me with build 1624. But as it is the same problem, i will do further posting in the original thread.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by Ludek » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:06 pm

Are you saying that if you delete the folder, MM re-creates it?
It should re-create it only for android devices as it does in my case.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by T-A-Z » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:11 am

Indeed. I just tested it a couple of times with my lacie USB drive. MediaMonkey immediately created the folder every time i connected it.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by lantian » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:07 pm

I have the same issue, and it would be great if I could turn off the setting in the first place. Does anyone know where that setting is, if there is one?

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by nohitter151 » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:00 pm

lantian wrote:I have the same issue, and it would be great if I could turn off the setting in the first place. Does anyone know where that setting is, if there is one?
There's no setting. From my understanding the folder is supposed to be only created for Android devices.

For the record I am not able to reproduce since build 1624 was released.
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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by nohkul » Wed May 06, 2015 3:20 pm

I'm running MM 4.1.7.1741 on Windows 8.1 and it's still creating the directories when I insert a USB stick and MM is running. This was also happening when I had MM 4.1.6.1736 installed. I exited out of MM, deleted the folder from the drive, but when I started up MM again the folder came back.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by Ludek » Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:32 pm

Hi, it is no longer related only to Android devices, the explanation is here:
http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view. ... 205#c41042

If you don't want MediaMonkey to create this file then go to Options -> Portable Device Sync and there is 'Show' column including checkboxes, disabling the checkbox for the corresponding profile should do the trick.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by Voltron8MyHat » Wed Jul 08, 2015 7:37 pm

So the only way to keep MediaMonkey from writing to every new USB connected device you use is to disable EVERY device EVERY TIME you connect a new one? That seems borderline virus-like.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by MyCsPiTTa » Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:58 pm

I'm also having this problem, but only as of a couple of months ago. Can't see any point to this "feature". Not only that but it seems there is a new sync profile create EVERY time a device is plugged in, even if it is the same device. My USB stick shows up a dozen times in the list.

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by meljmartin » Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:29 am

I'm also having issues with multiple profiles being created for the same tablet and has resulted in 15K tracks being deleted without even asking permission, more than once. I'm done with WiFi sync until the beta tag disappears...

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by nohitter151 » Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:29 am

meljmartin wrote:I'm also having issues with multiple profiles being created for the same tablet and has resulted in 15K tracks being deleted without even asking permission, more than once. I'm done with WiFi sync until the beta tag disappears...
Wifi sync is out of beta for a number of months now.
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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by meljmartin » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:08 pm

Wifi sync is out of beta for a number of months now.
It's still "Beta" in Google Play...

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Re: Stop creating "Sync Folder" on all connected devices

Post by nohitter151 » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:42 am

meljmartin wrote:
Wifi sync is out of beta for a number of months now.
It's still "Beta" in Google Play...
There is a regular version and a beta version.
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